Whatever your memories of high school, your lunches may stick out like a sore thumb.
Like trend-conscious restaurateurs, school nutrition professionals know that their customers want the same things they see on TV food shows with celebrity chefs.
It is hard enough to fathom any child going hungry. But, there is NO excuse for that to be the case in the United States of America, especially while all the people in Congress and their legions of sycophants get paid in full.
Packing lunches and going over menus is a great way to make small changes in the way your kids eat. You can also go a step farther and help change school cafeteria menus. Most schools lack the funds to makeover their kitchens, but parents can help. How can you make a difference?
I want my children to experience all that they can in order to prepare and educate them for the best decisions they can make as they grow. And, I want them to do so in the most truthful and upstanding way possible.
How exactly do you pack a quesadilla in a lunchbox?
Back to school!
With harvest season and back-to-school just around the corner, August is the perfect time for parents to think about ways to make this the healthiest school year yet.
Ditch the sandwich bread.
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Back-to-school shopping is no easy task: Parents have to strike the delicate balance between finding lunch gear that's affordable and hassle-free and finding lunch gear that kids will be excited to tote to school.
I really like sending warm school lunches. I've filled my kids thermoses with lasagna, spaghetti, rice, soups... and they are typically very receptive.
Yes, it's that time of year again. The summer is still in full bloom, but the school season is just around the corner. Here, six nutritionist moms reveal what they pack in their kids' lunch boxes.
Packing lunch for our kids doesn't end when the school year does. For many of us, we're still packing for daycare, work, and even summer camps. Need ideas? These 10 will help you get out of the PB&J rut.
by Chelsey Simpson, communications associate for the National Farm to School Network Most of us can remember a childhood encounter with chicken nugg...
This has been a week of lasts. Not of the last-in-line, or last-to-call, or last-to-arrive variety. But of the end-of-routines-established-to-raise-your-children variety.